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Peers in the Park: Hiestand Park

Hiestand Park 4302 Milwaukee St., Madison, WI

Peers in the Park Event Struggling with addiction and looking for help and support? Join us if you'd like to talk to a recovery coach, learn about resources available to you, and be in the company of people who will walk beside you without judgment. The Recovery Coaches you'll meet at Peers in the Park are […]

International Overdose Awareness Day Memorial Display

Have you lost a loved one to overdose?  You can commemorate that person by making a sign that will be posted along the street by Olbrich Park.   The signs will be installed August 15th - September 2nd in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). To make a sign: From August 1 - 21, Pick […]

Peers in the Park: Penn Park

Penn Park 2101 Fisher St, Madison, WI

Peers in the Park Event Struggling with addiction and looking for help and support? Join us if you'd like to talk to a recovery coach, learn about resources available to you, and be in the company of people who will walk beside you without judgment. The Recovery Coaches you'll meet at Peers in the Park are […]

Recovery Month: Light it up Purple for Recovery!

Show your support for those in recovery by shining a purple light in September for National Recovery Month. You can pick up your lightbulb at the August 31 International Overdose Awareness Day or at the Safe Communities office between 8-4:30 Mon-Fri. Use this form to request a purple light bulb! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hgRCl8M9wtyplcvmj3t2EYLYjQf--0rCCDq0kTJeKwU/viewform

Peers in the Park: Demetral Park

Demetral Park 601 N 6th St., Madison, WI

Peers in the Park Event Struggling with addiction and looking for help and support? Join us if you'd like to talk to a recovery coach, learn about resources available to you, and be in the company of people who will walk beside you without judgment. The Recovery Coaches you'll meet at Peers in the Park are […]

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

Treatment Key

Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.

MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.